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Racine Mayor John Dickert will hold office hours at several area businesses starting at 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at Wilson’s Coffee & Tea, 3306 Washington Ave.

Dickert decided to hold the office hours every other month to bring the office to his constituents.

“If someone wants to talk to the mayor of the city, he or she should be able to have access without undo effort. So I want to start getting out regularly listening to Racinians, face-to-face,” Dickert said.

The purpose of the office hours is to listen to constituent concerns, answer questions and learn more about their experiences.

“As long as we have real conversation, I know that everyone should get something out of the opportunity. I know I will,” he said.

Future dates will be posted on the city’s website.

Denise Lockwood has an extensive background in traditional and non-traditional media. She has written for, the Milwaukee Business Journal, Milwaukee Magazine and the Kenosha News.